The 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report is an essential State Department tool used to highlight where modern slavery thrives and the specific steps each government can take to protect victims of human trafficking, prevent trafficking crimes, and prosecute traffickers in the United States and around the world.
The ‘Global Collaboration Against Human Trafficking Report: Fourteen Essential Principles for working with Human Trafficking Victims’ is a collaborative effort of 10 service providers. The 14 Principles of Practice (PoPs) outlined in this brief are essential to supporting trafficking survivors, regardless of an organization’s mission and approach.
The 2017 report ‘Global Estimates of Modern Slavery’ by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Walk Free Foundation (WFF) focuses on two main issues: forced labour and forced marriage. The estimate of forced labour comprises forced labour in the private economy, forced sexual exploitation of adults and commercial sexual exploitation of children, and state-imposed forced labour.
The 2016 edition of the ‘Global Report on Trafficking in Persons’ by UNODC investigates how migrants and refugees can be vulnerable to trafficking in persons en route or at destination. This focus complements the findings of previous editions, which have looked at socio-economic factors and the role of transnational organized criminal groups in trafficking in persons.
The South Asia report ‘Children in Labour and Employment’ by International Labour Office, provides an overview and insight into the nature and extent of child labour and children’s employment and educational marginalisation in the South Asian countries and region. It further highlights gaps in national statistical surveys and inconsistencies across countries, which limit the scope of the findings and analyses.
The report ‘Summary of Regional and Subregional Structures and Initiatives to Counter Trafficking in Persons’ is based on submissions received from regional mechanisms in response to questionnaire of the UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in persons, especially Women and Children, the Special Rapporteur’s 2010 report to the Human Rights Council and more recent submissions.
The report ‘Working Against Trafficking Through Multilateral System – A Sttudy of Coordination between UN Agencies at Global, Regional and National Levels’ commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs aims to analyse the coordination amongst various UN Agencies working to stop trafficking in persons. The report attempts to review the collaborative experiences of the organizations and identify the weaknesses, suggesting areas for action.